Arteriovenous malformation of the foot

Case contributed by Dr Sachintha Hapugoda


Severe pain and impaired mobility with necrosis of the hallux extending to the forefoot. Previous sclerosing therapy and coiling to a known congenital arteriovenous malformation.

Patient Data

Age: 17
Gender: Female

Arteriovenous malformation present in the left foot. There is evidence of previous coiling and venous uptake of contrast.

Case Discussion

This is a case of a congenital left foot arteriovenous malformation. There was minimal long term improvement from sclerosing therapy and coiling. Due to severe pain and deteriorating mobility, the patient eventually underwent a below knee amputation. The patient does not have any other known AVM's.

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Case information

rID: 50839
Published: 5th Feb 2017
Last edited: 6th Feb 2017
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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